|Time Captured In Paintings: The Monterey Legacy - Mac and Ava Motion Pictures Production|
Monterey Museum of Art documentary about the region as a subject for painters. Narrated by Jack Lemmon.
Keywords: vhs; art; monterey; painting
|Copra Dock Dances - Flyaway Productions|
Modern dancers "re-purpose" the Copra Crane on Islais Creek for a stunning dance performance. The Copra Crane has been the subject of a campaign to save it as a monument to the old days of longshoring at the creek.
Keywords: dance; Copra Crane; Islais Creek
|Linda's Film on Menstruation - Linda Feferman|
Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who experiences her menstrual period, describing the reaction of the girl and her sixteen-year-old boyfriend as they learn more about the subject of menstruation.
Downloads: 25,046 (13 reviews)
|Ways To Better Conversation - Coronet|
Likens a good conversation to a volleyball game. Considers the requirements of a good conversation-courtesy, contributing, following the subject and careful listening. Explains how conversational skills can be improved. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact email@example.com for more information
|Dynamic Posture - NYU|
Narration is dry, but the visuals are repetitively stunning. Presents a study of dynamic posture in action, in motion and in preparation for motion. Demonstrates, using a woman subject, correct and incorrect posture in sitting, walking, running. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
|Why? Files: Case Of The Shaky Quake - NASA|
One afternoon, the tree house detectives feel their tree house shake. They wonder what could have caused the vibration. Unsure whether they had just experienced an earthquake, the tree house detectives decide to make the unexplained vibration the subject of their next case and set out to solve The Case of the Shaky Quake. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: NASA; earthquakes
|Face of Lincoln, The|
Presents Professor Merrell Gage, retired head of the Department of Sculpture at the University of Southern California, describing the life and career of Abraham Lincoln as he sculpts a lifelike bust of the 16th President, making physical changes in the subject's hair, beard and expression to correspond to events in Lincoln's life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: presidential history; Art with a capital A
Downloads: 7,845 (7 reviews)
|Reincarnation: Coming Back|
"The scientific community is becoming more intrigued by the subject and has been finding evidence that indicates reincarnation is fact and not fantasy. This program shows you examples of these findings. You will see past lives relived under hypnosis, and the follow-up investigations that seem to prove the existance [sic] of previous lives" -- description from box.
|Congruent Triangles - Bruce and Katharine Cornwell|
Bruce and Katharine Cornwell are primarily known for a series of remarkable animated films on the subject of geometry. Created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal, they are brilliant short films, tracing Klee-like geometric shapes to intriguing music, including the memorable 'Bach meets Third Steam Jazz' musical score in ‘Congruent Triangles.’ In this melding of art and science, the Cornwells create a quasi-hypnotic take on a mathematical construct...
Keywords: mathematics, science
Downloads: 19,877 (5 reviews)
|Atom Goes To Sea, The|
Explains how an atomic powered submarine operates. Includes scenes at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Schenectady and the submarine reactor test site at West Milton, New York. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: atomic; animation
Downloads: 6,964 (3 reviews)
|Personality and Emotions|
This film illustrates that conflicts and experiences we have as kids help build healthier and richer personalities as adults. So fight early and fight often. Films like these helped define to students what was considered normal behavior. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: mental hygiene
Downloads: 5,655 (5 reviews)
|Adventures In Telezonia - American Telephone & Telegraph Co.|
ADVENTURE IN TELEZONIA (1949) American Telephone & Telegraph Co. PUPPETRY: Bil and Cora Baird. One of the Bell Telephone System’s many films instructing the public on proper use of the telephone. Bobby finds his lost dog with the help of the residents of Telezonia, who teach him how to use directory assistance, party lines, and proper phone manners. Thanks for your contributions to get this online! Help us get more films online by contributing to our project - Help Digitize 100 Miles of the AV...
Downloads: 1,055 (1 review)
|Blind Gary Davis - Harold Becker|
Views blind folk singer Gary Davis and the world in which he lived. Shows the interior of his room and the streets of Harlem as a background for the sound track and his final song 'DEATH DON'T HAVE NO MERCY.'. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Downloads: 1,035 (2 reviews)
|Among Your Souvenirs|
Portrays the menace foreign plant and animal pests present to U S Agriculture and Public Health. Shows how tourists unwittingly bring serious foreign pests into the United States in innocent looking items. Depicts Inspections carried on to stop these invasions. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: tourists; souvenirs; government
Downloads: 1,975 (4 reviews)
|Wonder of Water|
Attention is drawn to the interesting chemical structure of water and then to its amazing life-sustaining properties. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: science vs. religion
Downloads: 5,727 (6 reviews)
|Good Health Practices, Part I|
The makers of Soapy the Germ Fighter are back to teach other things to keep us healthy. Young Jim and Judy learn about proper eating, keeping clean, proper rest and good toilet habits. The enthusiastic narrator reminds us not to be bashful or silly about bathroom habits and that we should go whenever we feel like it. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: personal hygiene; talking soap
Downloads: 7,252 (5 reviews)
|Twenty-Five Hour Day|
Keywords: military; Vietnam
Downloads: 12,128 (6 reviews)
Because of his recklessness and foolish behavior, Johnny has an accident while riding his bicycle. His brother finds there are several reasons for Johnny's accident and helps him to overcome his attitude and improve his bike riding habits. While mild compared to other Sid Davis films, we still can see the Sid Davis trademarks: voice-over narration, kids in peril and great illustrations. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: safety; kids in peril; sid davis
Downloads: 9,234 (4 reviews)
Detonation of the hydrogen bomb. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Downloads: 48,780 (21 reviews)
|Bookkeeping and You|
Shows the value of bookkeeping to business and the professions, and to the individual in keeping a record of personal finances. Features future film star Dick York ("Bewitched", "Inherit The Wind") and other teens from the Coronet film "Shy Guy". To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: vocational education
Downloads: 4,513 (5 reviews)
|Alcohol Is Dynamite|
Teens Bud and Jack, eager to get some alcohol from the liquor store, ask the adult to buy it for them. Instead, the adult tells them a story of three teenagers who learn the hard way that "alcohol is a violent narcotic. In true Sid Davis form, the story ends with one innocent teen being killed and one who becomes an alcoholic bum, leaving the others to deal with guilt from their night of reckless abandon To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact ...
Keywords: evil alcohol; juvenile deliquency; kids in peril; sid davis
Downloads: 22,159 (10 reviews)
|Know For Sure - Darryl F. Zanuck|
A Hollywood-produced melodramatic short that deals with prophylaxis, diagnosis and clinical treatment of syphilis. Discusses follow-up treatment, sources of infection and community control. Unfortunately, this is edited version which is missing the graphic syphilis sores on male genetalia and the demonstrations on how to use condoms. (I say "unfortunately" because those scenes give the film a different tone than the milder version you'll see here...
Keywords: venereal disease; public hygiene
Downloads: 5,373 (4 reviews)
|Brotherhood of Man, The|
An animated film, in humorous style, which makes the point that dissimilarities between people are not basic but result from superficial environmental influences. Based on the pamphlet 'RACES OF MANKIND' by Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish. SPONSOR: United Auto Workers. PRODUCTION CO.: United Productions of America. DIRECTOR: Robert Cannon. WRITERS: Ring Lardner Jr., Maurice Rapf, Phil Eastman. MUSIC: Paul Smith...
Downloads: 8,445 (7 reviews)
|Mystery of Time|
On the surface, this film may seem like an average science film about time and space, but like most of films from the Moody Institute of Science, there is an ulterior motive. The films host Irwin Moon had an interest in science as a child and later incorporated that interest into his life as a pastor. He would tour the country giving his Sermons of Science where the marvels of science provide the visible evidence of a Divine plan of creation...
Keywords: religion vs. science
Downloads: 18,161 (10 reviews)
We learn about the blasting caps and their danger to kids. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Downloads: 6,295 (6 reviews)
|Santa Claus' Punch and Judy|
Santa magically creates a Punch and Judy puppet show to the delight of children at a Christmas party. WARNING! Parents may wish to watch this before exposing innocent eyes to the comic brutality of a Punch and Judy puppet show from the late 1940s - including some very non-PC scenes. Punch & Judy professor/historian Geoff Felix describes the film: The value of this film is that it is a record of a performance by George Prentice whose Punch and Judy show achieved great popularity in Variety during...
Keywords: Santa; puppet chaos; senseless violence
Downloads: 21,050 (17 reviews)
|Drugs Are Like That|
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles Anita Bryant (famous Florida orange juice and anti-gay spokeswoman) narrates this film that tries to simplify its drug abuse message with an analogy of kids putting together a contraption out of Lego blocks. Although the metaphors often don't make sense, the visual impact of the film is stunning and could easily be quite popular with individua...
Downloads: 80,105 (30 reviews)
|The Sports Plus: After School Program - Joseph Bowab|
"In the summer of 1997, four community-based organizations teamed up to pilot the Sports PLUS After School Program(Positive Learning Using Sports) in the City of Lawrence, Massachusetts. This exciting literature-based youth development program illustrates the profound impact that community partnerships can have on children. The story of Sports Plus is a story about real teamwork. It's a story about being active thinkers and players...
Keywords: vhs; kids reading; writing; speaking; and the thinking skills into the subject of sports